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Tizayuca is one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The city of Tizayuca is the municipal seat.

Tizayuca
Municipality and town
Skyline of Tizayuca
Official seal of Tizayuca
Seal
Tizayuca is located in Mexico
Tizayuca
Tizayuca
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°50′N 98°59′W / 19.833°N 98.983°W / 19.833; -98.983Coordinates: 19°50′N 98°59′W / 19.833°N 98.983°W / 19.833; -98.983
Country Mexico
StateHidalgo
Municipal seatTizayuca
Area
 • Total100.22 km2 (38.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total100,563

GeographyEdit

The municipality covers an area of 92.5 km².

It is the only municipality in Hidalgo state that is officially part of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 56,573.[1]

HistoryEdit

 
Transfiguration of Jesus parish.
 
Municipal palace of Tizayuca.

Tizayuca was originally a Pre-Columbian Nahua settlement in the Valley of Mexico.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tizayuca". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008.